Catalogue of Old English & Foreign Silver, Objects of Art and Vertu, Old English & French Furniture. The Property of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Home

Catalogue no: 1354
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 38 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: June 17th, 1919
Editor: Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Fair, sellotaped pages, illustrations removed
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Notes:
out of 314 lots, only 3 with horological interest. Lot 142. An Old English Watch, by P.Dutens, London. Enamelled case, painted with the Holy Family, 18th century. Lot 150. A watch-case, of gold, the back enamelled with Amorini in grisaille, on chocolate ground, by G.M.Moser - signed - in blue key pattern borders. Lot 154. A Table-Clock, in the form of a hexagonal temple of six Ionic columns of steel, damascened with gold wreaths, and the initial in silver of the letter H crowned, the monogram HD or HC interlaced, and three crescents, the devices of Henry 11 of France. Continues with more descriptive detail and a note that this clock was exhibited at South Kensington in 1862. Was illustrated but photograph removed. Ilbert notes sale price of 380 guineas.
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
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